Cuoco, Joyce (1953–)

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Cuoco, Joyce (1953–)

American ballet dancer. Name variations: Joyce Cuocco. Born May 7, 1953, in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Appeared on tv as child in "The Danny Kaye Show" (1966), and on Perry Como and Ed Sullivan variety shows; performed under Marc Platt at Radio City Music Hall (c. 1966–68); moved to Germany to dance with Stuttgart Ballet (c. 1968), where she created a role in John Cranko's The Seasons (1971) and danced in his Eugen Onegin and Romeo and Juliet; danced with Bavarian State Theater for short period after Cranko's death; returned to US to dance with Pennsylvania Ballet and appeared in series of works by George Balanchine as well as 19th-century classics.

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